African Americans

African Americans Have Made Up More Than Half Of Homicides In San Francisco In 201512 of the 23 people killed in San Francisco in 2015 have been African American.
African Americans Account For 45 Percent Of Those Cited For Resisting Arrest In San FranciscoThis as African Americans make up only six percent of the city’s population.
CA, NV Lawmakers Push To Make Ethnic Studies Course Mandatory For Public High School StudentsProposals that would make a class in ethnic studies mandatory for all high school students are being considered by legislators in California and Nevada. The bills would make the courses a graduation requirement.
Former Judge Teaches Class In Oakland On 'How Not To Get Shot' By The PoliceAdministrative law judge Demetrius Shelton says behavior that used to get kids sent to the principal’s office, now gets them thrown in jail.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Breaks Down Student Truancy Levels By Race California State Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second-annual report on California’s truancy levels, which for the first time breaks the numbers down by race.
Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With DiversityApple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.
Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter ItselfCalls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.
Jefferson Award Winner Mentors Next Generation Of Scientists Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans make up less than 10-percent of the college graduates working in the fields of science and technology. This week's Jefferson Award winner is working to change those numbers, and in the process is inspiring a new generation of scientists.
Jobs, Income, IPOs Up In Silicon Valley; Not For Blacks, HispanicsA new report says Silicon Valley bounced out of the recession last year, adding jobs, income and initial public offerings.
Report Tracks Higher Dropout Risk For Black Students In Oakland SchoolsBy middle school, more than half of the black students enrolled in the Oakland Unified School District show signs of dropping out of school, according to studies released Tuesday. The signs include chronic absenteeism and suspension.
George Lucas' High-Flying Adventure 'Red Tails' Grounded In HistoryThe history of the Tuskegee Airmen is significant and "Red Tails," Bay Area film maker George Lucas' labor of love, some 23 years in the making...